Samantha St. Pierre 4 p.m., Feb. 27
AfroFuturism Lounge 2.0
Black Comic Creators, Artists, Writers, Designers, and Innovators Con Fab and After Party Free Entry to Exhibit Hall. (Friday Exhibit Hall Passes are Sold OUT) $10 General Admission includes panels and workshops fee as well as contest entry option on ticketed day. $20 VIP access includes General Admission as well as guaranteed access to receptions and contests. Want to volunteer? Sign up online. Our Vision is to provide an educational, entertaining, and informative space for creativeand critical thinkers alongside community buildersto experience Black Comix as an art as well as an industry of opportunities. VIP Receptions with Galaxy Glen and music by Rachel C. Evans Vendors, Exhibitors, Artists, Innovators Workshops, Panels Friday Afrofuturism in Cinema with Black Filmmakers Fantasy Makeup and Body Paint ot Cosplay Afropunk to Zines with James Spooner, Afropunk Founder Saturday Afrofuturism in Architecture: WorldBeat Center Vision/Revision Afrotransference: Generational Trauma and Strategic Wellness Diversity in ? Contests: Cosplay Friday and Hero/Villain Lair Design Saturday ENJOY 2nd Annual celebration of Black Comics, Sci-Fi, Afrofuturism, and Astral Blackness during the week of San Diego Comic-con! The Afrofuturism Lounge is the first of its kind and back again for another round; Part After Party, Part Black Artists Showcase. Proceeds from this event will benefit DETOUR (Depositing Empowerment Through Outreach & Urban Redevelopment). DETOUR is a mentoring program for girls of color whose mission is to increase access to education and employment opportunities for girls through our Focused And Naturally Confident Youth (F.A.N.C.Y.) Leadership programs (Expo, Leadership Academy, and Ambassador Internships). Our message is it is never too late to reposition yourself to passionately seek and fulfill your purpose! This ties in perfectly with the Afrofuturism and the principle of Sankofa. It's never too late to go back and fix it.
- When: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Cost: Free - $20